I took a job where I have to use the scientific software suite Scilab in
an old version (5.4.1). I'll probably update it during this job.
I managed to package this version in the non-graphical version of Scilab
5.5.X versions this weekend.
It needs some old software libraries (metis@4, suitesparse@3), which
releases are not even in guix's history, and some compilation errors
I go ahead and propose these patches in the next patches. I may continue
to work to propose updates up to the latest versions, but they need some